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JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

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Curatr First Friday Bring Social Learning to Retail with Kaboodle A version of this post first appeared on the HT2 Blog. Earlier this year we launched a new digital learning and social collaboration platform built specifically with retailers in mind with our Partner, First Friday. 6-months post-launch and Kaboodle is starting to... read more How to Handle Your First Curatr Implementation: Advice from A Project Manager This post first appeared on the HT2 Blog.

From Guilt to Google: Experimenting with Tech Tools to Improve Writing Feedback You know the feeling--that “gotta-get-this-grading-done” robotic trance. The blinding feeling of grading close to 180 essays. The guilt of balancing meaningful feedback without taking three weeks to do it. I have graded essays for years. 99 Excellent Open Access Journals for Educators Just like physicians, the best educators stay informed with the latest developments in their field. Luckily, it doesn’t take anything more than time to have access to quality journals for educators whether they teach at the pre K-12, college, or graduate level. The following open access journals provide top-notch scholarly information available at no cost.

Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started - University of Leeds 0:06Skip to 0 minutes and 6 secondsWhy is there such interest now in using learning technologies? Well, this course will explain that, whatever your role in vocational education and training. The course is about blended learning, which means using the most appropriate learning technologies alongside our usual teaching methods. We'll be giving you practical support and advice on making the best use of technology for your learners. To help you answer questions such as, which technology should I use in my context, and does learning technology really help to improve learners' success?

15 Twitter Hacks That Will Turn You Into a Twitter Ninja Admit it. Sometimes, your Twitter life is messy. You follow hundreds of people — maybe thousands. The Journal of Effective Teaching - an online journal devoted to teaching excellence Welcome to the The Journal of Effective Teaching, a peer reviewed electronic journal devoted to the discussion of teaching excellence in colleges and universities. The Journal of Effective Teaching will publish two regular issues per year and possibly a special issue on a current topic. The regular issues will contain articles in two broad Content Areas: effective teaching and the scholarship of teaching.

Connectivism: Learning theory of the future or vestige of the past? Rita KopUniversity of Wales Swansea Adrian HillOpen School BC, Canada Abstract 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students My first year teaching a literacy coach came to observe my classroom. After the students left, she commented on how I asked the whole class a question, would wait just a few seconds, and then answer it myself. "It's cute," she added.

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